Posted by Mabry Tyson on January 07, 2004 at 01:32:41:
In Reply to: Virginia's shutters on the gun ports posted by Mabry Tyson on March 01, 2003 at 12:34:46:
Daniel O'Connor, USMC, on the Cumberland wrote in a March 13th letter:
"they lored their traps over their guns in consiquence of our marines shooting a couple of their men"
Considering that the Virginia, early on, only showed its forward ports to the Cumberland, this is likely to be those.
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